Small-scale fisheries are Too Big To Ignore

Too Big to Ignore is a new research network and knowledge mobilization partnership to promote and revitalize small-scale fisheries.

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New Book: Governability of Fisheries and Aquaculture

This volume illustrates the contribution of interactive governance theory to understanding core fisheries and aquaculture challenges.

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Too Big To Ignore is a research network and knowledge mobilization partnership established to elevate the profile of small-scale fisheries (SSF), to argue against their marginalization in national and international policies, and to develop research and governance capacity to address global fisheries challenges

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Svein Jentoft

Country: Norway
“In my judgement, the SSF-guidelines is the best that has happened to small-scale fisheries - besides TBTI that is.” [read more]

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Postdoctoral Fellowship: Curriculum Development and Capacity Building in Small-Scale Fisheries

TBTI is recruiting a Postdoctoral Research Fellow who will be based in the Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts, at Memorial University (St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrad ...[read more]

Information System for Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF) launched

TBTI has recently launched its Information System on Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF), the first interactive global repository of small-scale fisheries, providing information on key ...[read more]


Officially launched in September 2012, this six-year long Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) project is an open network that encourages anyone interested in SS ...[read more]

TBTI participates in discussion about the future of food in Newfoundland and Labrador

On October 22, Food Futures NL, an interdisciplinary research project on the food system in Newfoundland and Labrador, organized a roundtable discussion about the future of food in ...[read more]